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Is terminating reverse laps to prevent fishmouthing still necessary?

andyfrog | Posted in General Questions on

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It’s been 10 years since this article. Are the most popular tape products all self-terminating now?

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  1. Chris_in_NC | | #1

    A better question is what brand/line of tape are you using, and is it rated for use on the material it will be adhered to? For example, would I assume a certain acrylic tape is rated for use on housewrap unless specifically called out for that usage....?

    Some of the popular flashing tape products use butyl and have been around a lot longer than 10 years, so the article would still apply.

    I think most of the popular flashing products are all acrylic adhered now though, because they work better and for a larger variety of materials and application temperatures. People like things that work well.

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